Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Izolo: mobile diaries of the less connected
Indra de Lanerolle Marion Walton Alette Schoon

Mobile use patterns of the less connected in South Africa

LENGGO: Public budget tracking holds Kenyan county governments to account

November 15, 2017

Amplifying citizen voices in budget-making processes

Citizen participation and the rise of the Open Source City…
Ismael Peña-López

How cities in Spain are working towards citizen participation through digital openness

Game My Village: Improving and inspiring village participatory planning in…

October 18, 2017

Building relationships of trust and transparency between villagers and local governments